Pakistan

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

Former surgeon was given 33 years in jail in what US lawmakers say was punishment for helping CIA find Osama bin Laden.

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

Osama bin Laden

Profile: Osama bin Laden

The story of a most-wanted fugitive and billionaire.

Osama bin Laden

CIA secret diary offers insight into bin Laden's mind

Secret journal shows mastermind of September 11, 2001, attacks on US as engaged commentator, not strategic thinker.

CIA secret diary offers insight into bin Laden's mind

War & Conflict

US releases trove of Osama bin Laden letters

More than 100 documents taken from late al-Qaeda chief shed new light on his mindset before he was killed by US troops.

Osama bin Laden

CIA releases trove of Bin Laden files

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has released 470,000 files that were captured during the raid that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in May 2011.

Osama bin Laden

CIA releases trove of documents from Bin Laden raid

Files reveal late al-Qaeda leader's theological interests and his thoughts on ISIL founder, Abu Musab al Zarqawi.

US & Canada

US adds Bin Laden's son to terror blacklist

US imposes sanctions on Hamza bin Laden, son of late al-Qaeda leader, designating him a "global terrorist".

US adds Bin Laden's son to terror blacklist

United States

CIA mocked for 'live tweeting' Bin Laden killing

US spy agency marks fifth anniversary of al-Qaeda chief's assassination by posting timeline of operation on Twitter.

CIA mocked for 'live tweeting' Bin Laden killing

Inside Story

Did killing Osama bin Laden make the world safer?

Examining al-Qaeda leader's effect on how American policymakers and Western countries deal with the Middle East.

Osama bin Laden

Seymour Hersh: Bin Laden death in Pakistan a fantasy

The killing of al-Qaeda chief has had very little effect on the War on Terror, says veteran US investigative journalist.

Al-Qaeda

US air strike kills senior al-Qaeda leader

Egyptian fighter Rifai Ahmad Taha - a former aide to Osama bin Laden - reported killed in Syria in a drone attack.

US air strike kills senior al-Qaeda leader

Head to Head

Transcript: Hina Rabbani Khar on the 'War on Terror'

Read the full transcript of our discussion about Pakistan's role in the so-called War on Terror.

War & Conflict

Osama Bin Laden 'left $29m inheritance' for al-Qaeda

Letter released by US appears to outline how the slain al-Qaeda leader wanted his wealth to be apportioned.

Osama Bin Laden 'left $29m inheritance' for al-Qaeda

Opinion

After Paris: ISIL's strategy against the 'far enemy'

The group's strategy started to change after the Iranian and US air strikes began in 2014.

Omar Ashour

by Omar Ashour

Omar Ashour

Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden's relatives killed in UK plane crash

Late al-Qaeda leader's half sister and stepmother reportedly killed after plane crashes during landing at UK airport.

Osama bin Laden's relatives killed in UK plane crash